coaching & Instruction

Make Gaillardia and the Gaylord Learning Center Your Home Course.

Individual Lessons

Half-hour and hour lessons are available for Members and their guests. Our one-on-one instruction consists of all aspects of the game.  We incorporate Trackman and V1 Video Swing Analysis to enhance your learning experience with your full swing.  Practice facilities consist of several putting greens and short game areas that will allow us to help you with all types of shots you may encounter on the course.

Group Lessons

Ideal for groups of two-to-eight players, the Gaylord Learning Center provides the perfect venue to allow multiple players to experience specific instruction designed to meet the needs of every level of golfer.  Our hitting bays incorporate unique radar technology with games that will give you valuable feedback and provide the group with an enjoyable experience.

Golf Schools and Clinics

Welcome to your own private golf school or individualized clinic. You invite the participants. Whether it's friends or a corporate outing; new players or highly skilled competitors, the Gaylord Learning Center and our staff of professionals are prepared to address your needs, cater to your wants and exceed your expectations.

For arrangements and fees, please contact Ryan Rody, or @ 405-302-2800 ext. 333

meet our instructors

Ryan Rody - PGA Director of golf & Instruction

Born in Norman, Oklahoma, Ryan grew up around the game of golf at an early age. After a successful junior and high school career, Ryan received a golf and academic scholarship to Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas. He won several individual and team championships and helped lead the team to two National Championship appearances. Ryan graduated with honors with a degree in Business Administration, and was a two-time Academic All American.

Ryan comes to Gaillardia from Brook Hollow Golf Club in Dallas, Texas where he served as the Lead Assistant Golf Professional, managed a first-class golf operation, and taught over 500 hours of instruction during the course of the year.

Ryan developed a passion for teaching early in his career. He has been fortunate to work with Michael Abbott, Josh Cook, Coach George Hannon, and Cameron McCormick. They have all influenced and helped hone his skills to attract students of all abilities. Ryan allows his students to understand their strengths and weaknesses through skill assessments and on course evaluations. He works with them to develop a plan that fits their goals and learning styles,  He is most proud of coaching junior golfers, and having the opportunity to positively influence their lives through the game of golf. 

seth bryan -  Lead assistant golf professional 

Born in Hebron, Nebraska, Seth begin playing golf at an early age. At just the age of 3, Seth naturally had the ability to swing a golf club. He later became a high school golf standout and earned a golf and academic scholarship to Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas. He went on to win 7 individual tournaments, including back to back individual conference championships. His sophomore year was highlighted by being chosen as a NAIA All-American.

Seth graduated from Southwestern College with a Bachelors in Business Administration, and chose to begin his golf professional career at Gaillardia Country Club. Through his years of competitive golf, he has developed a performance driven philosophy in regards to instruction. He helps players maximize their potential by treating every student as an individual, in which they have a unique development plan based off their strengths, weaknesses and physical ability. Seth enjoys helping students of all abilities achieve their goals through performance based coaching.